yield rate

Definition

Yield that represents a percentage of the total investment. Also called rate of return.

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You should always make sure you know what the yield rate will be so that you can know if the project is worth it.

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Stocks and bonds are found to have a widely varying yield rate, due to the fact that there is a vague amount of risk for each type of bond.

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The current yield rate on gift annuities was 5%, which was much higher than the 1% rate of return on CD's, so we decided to move our money into a gift annuity to get the tax benefits and higher return.

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